Person: Ringrose, John Robert
John Ringrose is an English mathematician who is a leading world expert on non-self-adjoint operators and operator algebras.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- After leaving the school, Ringrose entered St John's College, Cambridge and he received an M.A., then later a Ph.D. from Cambridge in 1957.
- After completing his Ph.D., Ringrose was appointed a lecturer in mathematics at King's College of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1957.
- He was also elected a fellow of his old College, St John's College, Cambridge.
- He remained at Cambridge for two years then, in 1963, Ringrose returned to Newcastle where he was appointed a senior lecturer in mathematics.
- Ringrose is a leading world expert on non-self-adjoint operators and operator algebras.
- The second volume treats advanced topics which Ringrose and Kadison consider to be fundamental for an understanding of current research in operator algebras.
- The Royal Society of London elected Ringrose as a fellow in 1977 and he has also been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Born 21 December 1932, Edmonton, London, England.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive